KEYW Corporation

  • Database Administrator

    Job Locations 3 weeks ago(12/27/2018 12:47 PM)
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  • Overview

    KeyW is looking for a Database Administrator to support our government client in Vienna, VA with a Top Secret clearance.



    • Evaluate and provide recommendations on new database technologies and architectures.
    • Analyze database requirements.
    • Analyze and determine information needs and elements, database relationships and attributes, proposed manipulation, data flow and storage requirements, and data output and reporting capabilities.
    • Apply knowledge of database management systems to coordinate maintenance and changes to databases.
    • Test and implement changes and/or new database designs.
    • Write logical and physical database descriptions, including location, space, access method, and security requirements.
    • Provide direction to programmers and analysts as required to affect changes to database management systems.


    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in design, implementation, and maintenance of complex databases specifically managing access methods, access time, and device allocation.
    • Knowledgeable in database validation checks, protection and security, documentation, and statistical methods.
    • Knowledgeable in database management, overall monitoring of standards and procedures, and integration of systems through database design.
    • Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the Agile Scrum methodology.
    • Expertise in database management concepts and techniques.
    • Expertise in data mining, storage, and warehousing methods.
    • Must be able to lead a project to develop and implement new data management schema.
    • Able to plan and coordinate the development of data structures and access strategies in alignment with business and mission requirements.
    • Must be able to develop technical designs.
    • Must be able to coordinate the evaluation and selection of data management tools.
    • Must be able to plan and manage the migration of databases to new technologies.
    • Must be able to plan and install or reinstall processes and coordinate with specialists in other functional areas to resolve connectivity, compatibility, reliability, security, and related issues.
    • Must be able to perform a wide range of database administration functions.
    • Must be able to run test queries.
    • Must be able to demonstrate proficiency with production implementation and support experience with databases on Linux/Unix platforms.
    • Desired NoSQL certification/experience.
    • Knowledge of and ability to monitor databases and to analyze and organize data and apply new technology designs and programs.

    Education and Years of Experience:

    • Master’s degree with two years of relevant experience in database administration OR
    • Bachelor’s degree with four years of relevant experience in database administration OR
    • Associate’s degree with six years of relevant experience in database administration OR
    • Eight years of relevant experience in database management and applicable Appendix B certification.

    Clearance Requirement: 

    • This position requires a Top Secret clearance.


    How to Apply?

    Please click apply on the right.


    About the Organization

    KeyW is a pure-play national security solutions provider for the Intelligence, Cyber and Counterterrorism Communities' toughest challenges. We support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the full spectrum of their missions. We employ and challenge more than 2,000 of the most talented professionals in the industry with solving such complex problems as preventing cyber threats, transforming data into intelligence and combating global terrorism.


    KeyW, together with its direct and indirect subsidiaries, encourages and actively supports a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and commits to provide equal opportunity to each individual, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other classifications protected by Federal, State or local law. In fact, we foster an environment that promotes diversity, balance and fun—because we believe in the importance of having a workplace as unique as the challenges we solve.


    This position requires a Top Secret clearance.

    KeyW EEO Statement

    KeyW is an EEO employer. We are committed to providing fair and equal employment consideration, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.


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